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Address: Morelia, Mexico
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This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the...

This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the sky, is a popular city landmark.

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The fountain is the icon of the city. Local people recall that the original fountain used to be colorful when it was placed there back to 1930´s. To present day, the fountain made... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Morelia
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The fountain is the icon of the city. Local people recall that the original fountain used to be colorful when it was placed there back to 1930´s. To present day, the fountain made of bronze is there from 1984 and is a good symbol of Morelia located in a famous corner of the city, where the main street ends to... More 

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Placerville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you go to the Aqueduct you will see the fountation. All part of a great must see day of events.

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alberta
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Nice focal point within a majopr intersection. Just off a nice little, well groomed park, A nice visual as you walk on the wy to th Guadalope Sanctuary

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Valle de Bravo, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We walked past this fountain several times while exploring the city. It's history is lovely and it is a nice spot to relax and take a break from all the walking you will do when in Morelia.

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Morelia, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

A small park, a nice fountain that represents the Purepecha women a beautiful place to walking by and spend some time just enjoying the place.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Is a good place to visit, but don't plan a full day at it because if on a very traffic Avenue. There are good stores and restaurants around so you can just plan a dinner and enjoy the view of the roundabout.

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Mannheim, Germany
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It's a nice thing to check off the list of things to see in Morelia. However it doesn't require a lot of time and you will be done in 10 minutes. Put it in as a quick stop along your way through the city

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Lovely fountain of Tarrascan Indians holding up baskets of fruits and crops from the region next to the aqueduct.

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The Fontaine is meddle of busy street intersection you can see from the park across the road. Park is next to aqueduct ,

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This fountain is situated between the town centre and the hotel were I was staying so I saw it often. It represents 3 purepecha women carying a plaat of food. You can appreciate the purepechas by visiting Tzintzuntzan (the archeological site) which is not too far from Morelia on your way to Uruapan.

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